Board presented resolutions to the following individuals.
A resolution was
made designating the week of May 22 nd to May 26,
2006 as the Classified School Employees
Week in recognition of the valuable skills,
service and support provided by classified employees
throughout the District.
Ho, 2005-06 Student Trustee (second from
left), pictured with his father and brother, far
Classified Employee of the Year
Classified Employee of the Year
Classified Employee of the Year
Trustee for 2006-07, Elizabeth Kelly, was
sworn into office by Board President David B. Lang.
President David B. Lang announced
that Trustee Thomas A. Fuentes was
not at the meeting because he was on his way to Washington
, D.C. Speaker
of the House Dennis Hastert appointed Trustee Fuentes
to the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission Board of
Advisors, succeeding U.S. Congressman J.C. Watts. He
congratulated both College presidents on two fine commencement
ceremonies and commented that the campuses looked
“trim” which was a credit to ground maintenance crews.
He thanked all faculty members who attended in support
of the graduating students.
President Nancy M. Padberg mentioned
that the Faculty Association of California Community
Colleges (FACCC), of which Bill Hewitt is now president,
is an important advocacy organization in Sacramento.
She attended many end of the year functions including
the scholarship and commencement ceremonies. She urged
IVC to reconsider discontinuing intercollegiate tennis.
William O. Jay expressed his appreciation
to Lewis Long and Claire Cesareo-Silva,
outgoing presidents of the Faculty Association and SC
Faculty Senate, respectively. He congratulated Bill
Hewitt on his election as president of FACCC.
Marcia Milchiker thanked the classified
employees who were honored at the meeting and expressed
her gratitude to all classified employees. She thanked
everyone who participated in the scholarship ceremonies
during which hundreds of thousands of dollars were given
Donald P. Wagner wished Bill
Hewitt success in Sacramento and welcomed
Bob Cosgrove, SC Faculty Senate, and
Matt Suarez, SC Classified Senate,
to the meeting.
John S. Williams, as
with all fellow trustees, expressed his thanks to Paul
Ho and welcomed new Student Trustee Elizabeth
Kelly. He congratulated the College presidents
on outstanding commencement activities. He calculated
that each Trustee must have shaken at least 100 hands
Trustee Elizabeth Kelly expressed
appreciation to all the students who voted for her and
pledged to advocate their positions to the Board. She
thanked and introduced her family who were in attendance
at the meeting. She hopes to implement new programs
and looks forward to working with the student governments
on both campuses.
Raghu P. Mathur gave a report on the
Orange County Legislative Task Force, on behalf of Trustee
Fuentes who attended the final meeting of the year.
He thanked Dr. Allan MacDougall for
his outstanding leadership as Interim Vice Chancellor
of Technology and Learning Services. He mentioned
that district wide headcount was up 8% for summer, even
though at many colleges around the state enrollment
is in decline. He commended students and faculty advisor
Kathleen Buckner of the award-winning
The Lariat student newspaper.
President Richard McCullough 's written
report included mention of: Dr. Norman Weston
being named Orange County College Professor
of the Year by the Orange County Department of Education;
a number of successful events in Student Services; Fine
Arts exhibitions and performances; the Emeritus Institute's
30th Anniversary celebration; 100% pass rate of SC nursing
students on the national exam; Third Annual Math Science
Engineering Academic Triathlon; and the naming of actress
Lynn-Holly Johnson as the 2007 Alumna of the Year.
President Glenn Roquemore 's written
report included mention of: first Alumnus of the Year
Award to Orange County deputy district attorney Lisa
Grossman; hosting the state men's volleyball championship;
two students who took first place in a student film
festival for “The Beat at IVC”; Psi Beta Honor Society
Psychology students placed first, fourth, and eight
at a state conference; Foundation awards dinner raised
over $37,000; and the District Speech and Debate Team
finished the season by winning the year long sweepstakes
Provost Robert J. Kopecky announced
that the accrediting commission officially approved
the establishment of ATEP (Advanced Technology &
Education Park). His written report included mention
of: award of a Quick Start grant for the OC Animation
project, a joint effort of high schools and community
colleges; upcoming marketing brochure; partnership updates;
and photonics classes for Ratheon via the Center for
Applied Competitive Technology (CACT), now a part of
the Board were a number of faculty and members of the
community, and: Wendy Gabriella, IVC Academic Senate;
Bob Cosgrove, SC Academic Senate; Carol Spencer,
CSEA; Matt Suarez, SC Classified Senate;
Beep Colclough , IVC Classified Senate;
and Andrew Love, SC
Associated Student Government.
BOARD APPROVED. . .
consent calendar items, academic personnel actions, and classified
personnel actions. If you wish to know specifics, please contact
the Office of the President or Deputy Chancellor.
of Dr. Andreea Serban to the position of
Vice Chancellor for Technology and Learning Services. She
will begin the post on July 31, 2006.
Oxford semester abroad for Spring 2007.
year facilities plan throughout the District (2006/07 to 2011/12).
to fund additional costs, from basic aid, that may be incurred
in the construction of the IVC Business and Technology Innovation
Center . The original budget was for $15,348,000, including
a $2,873,000 local contribution. The current budget for this
project is $19,761,000 including $7,286,000 in local funds.
of $988,412 bid to Cornerstone General, Inc., for SC modular
classrooms for temporary classroom facilities.
of Understanding with the Faculty Association that clarifies
contractual language and makes technical changes, and includes
agreed to provisions that were not included in the contract
with Neudesic LLC and allocation of $3 million of 2006-07
basic aid revenues for phase one of the project to replace
the district wide Student Information System.
and IVC Child Care monthly fee schedules.
from the existing ATEP budget for equipment, furniture, and
supplies for the Design Model Making and Rapid Prototyping
Program (originally housed at IVC).
The Board received information
calendar for 2007-08 and options for a “compressed calendar.”
and marketing activities. Summer enrollment headcount
is up 3% at IVC and 11% at SC.
proposal to discontinue IVC intercollegiate tennis.
offerings, including distance education, over the past
six years have increased 42%. Since 2000 there has been
a district wide increase in unduplicated headcount of
- The Board meeting will
be broadcast at 7pm on Friday, May 26 and Saturday,
May 27 on Saddleback College Channel 39 and Irvine Valley
College Channel 33. SC TV39 has an additional broadcast
on Sunday, May 28 at 7pm.
Orange County Community College District Board of Trustees
A. Fuentes, William O. Jay, David B. Lang, Marcia Milchiker,
Nancy M. Padberg,
P. Wagner, John S. Williams, Elizabeth Kelly, Student Trustee
P. Mathur, Ed.D., Chancellor
Board Meeting Update Prepared by:
Tracy Daly, District Director
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